PRCC Splits with Perk - WHLT 22 Connecting the Pine Belt

PRCC Splits with Perk

Posted: Updated:

PRCC Splits with Perk

Lady Wildcats Win 4-0; Wildcats Suffer 1-0 Loss

            POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College split with arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast in women's and men's MACJC South Division soccer action here Tuesday with the Lady Wildcats taking an impressive 4-0 victory, while the Wildcats fell 1-0 off a second-half free kick.

            PRCC's women improved to 3-3 overall and 1-1 in division play, while its men are now 2-3 and 1-1. MGCCC's women are now 1-3 land 1-1, while its men are 2-2 and 2-0.

            In the women's game, Karly Mitchell of Poplarville High put the Lady Wildcats on the scoreboard with a goal at the 42:53 mark of the first half befor The River padded its lead with an own goal. Christina Gentry of Horn Lake High made it 3-0 with 27:47 left in the half.

Gulf Coast's Shannon Blailock had a scoring opportunity with a penalty kick with 7:30 left before the break, while Rachel Jacobson of Pascagoula scored the game's final goal off an assist by Hollie Jackson of Biloxi High with just under three minutes left before the intermission.

The two teams battled to a scoreless stalemate in the second half.

The men's game was delayed for some 45 minutes due to lightning and rain. The first half was scoreless, but Gulf Coast's Ethan Paschal of Poplarville High scored the game-winning goal off a free kick in the 70th minute.

Pearl River returns to MACJC South Division action when Copiah-Lincoln visits Saturday for 1 p.m. (women) and 3 p.m. (men) games before division foe Southwest Mississippi plays host in Summit Wednesday for 2 p.m. (women) and 4 p.m. (men) match ups.

MISS. GULF COAST @ PEARL RIVER

MACJC Women's & Men's South Division Soccer Games

Played Sept. 10, 2013 in Poplarville, MS

WOMEN

Pearl River 4, MISS. GULF COAST 0

Halftime: 4-0 (PRCC)

SCORERS:

Miss. Gulf Coast (1-3, 1-1): None.

Pearl River (3-3, 1-1): Christina Gentry 1, Rachel Jacobson 1, Karly Mitchell 1, own goal.

MEN

Miss. Gulf Coast 1, Pearl River 0

Halftime: 0-0 (Tie)

SCORERS

Miss. Gulf Coast (2-2-1, 2-0): Ethan Paschal 1 (free kick).

Pearl River (2-3, 1-1): None.

UP NEXT: PRCC returns to MACJC South Division action when Copiah-Lincoln visits Saturday for 1 p.m. (women) and 3 p.m. (men) games before division foe Southwest Mississippi plays host in Summit Wednesday for 2 p.m. (women) and 4 p.m. (men) match ups.

--- 30 ---

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • 20 people, 2 businesses busted for spice in St. Pete

    20 people, 2 businesses busted for spice in St. Pete

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:47:27 GMT
    Twenty people were arrested, and two local shops fined, after the St. Petersburg Police Department conducted an undercover round-up of spice buyers and sellers.
    Twenty people were arrested, and two local shops fined, after the St. Petersburg Police Department conducted an undercover round-up of spice buyers and sellers.
  • 5-year-old Gulfport girl strangled to death; Police question 2 men

    5-year-old Gulfport girl strangled to death; Police question 2 men

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-07-18 15:31:08 GMT
    Janaya Makayia Thomas; Photo Courtesy of Gulfport Police Facebook PageJanaya Makayia Thomas; Photo Courtesy of Gulfport Police Facebook Page
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi coroner has ruled strangulation as the cause of death for a 5-year-old girl whose body was found in an abandoned trailer in Gulfport.
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi coroner has ruled strangulation as the cause of death for a 5-year-old girl whose body was found in an abandoned trailer in Gulfport.
  • News Minute: Here is the latest Mississippi news from The Associated Press

    News Minute: Here is the latest Mississippi news from The Associated Press

    A Georgia man has died after falling from a water tower in Brookhaven where he was working. The victim is identified as 41-year-old John T. Johnson of Du Pont, Georgia. He was an employee of Southeast Tank and Tower.
Powered by WorldNow

5912 Hwy. 49, Ste. A
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Telephone: 601.545.2077
Fax: 601.545.3589
Email: newsroom@whlt.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.